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Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
– Samuel Johnson
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Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
– Bette Davis
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Pleasure that isn't paid for is as insipid as everything else that's free.
– Anita Loos
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Pleasure's a sin, and sometimes sin's a pleasure.
– George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron
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Pleasure, most often delusive, may be born of delusion. Pleasure, herself a sorceress, may pitch her tents on enchanted ground. But happiness (or, to use a more accurate and comprehensive term, solid well-being) can be built on virtue alone, and must of necessity have truth for its foundation.
– Coleridge
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Pleasures are all alike simply considered in themselves: he that hunts, or he that governs the commonwealth, they both please themselves alike, only we commend that, whereby we ourselves receive some benefit.
– John Selden
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Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, Not because they never found it, But because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
– William Faulkner
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Plodding wins the race.
– Aesop
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Plunge boldly into the thick of life
– Johann von Goethe
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Pluralitas non ponenda est sine necessitate
– Occam
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PM says they want to win the elections for the municipalities of Diyarbakir, Van and Sirnak. In case, we (BDP) want New York, Paris and Rome but you can't have them all. (On the quote from PM Tayyip Erdogan for the ruling party AKP wanting to win the local elections for 3 cities which the BDP won with 60% average on last elections)
– Selahattin Demirtas
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Poesy is a beauteous damsel, chaste, honourable, discreet, witty, retired, and who keeps herself within the limits of propriety. She is a friend of solitude; fountains entertain her, meadows console her, woods free her from ennui, flowers delight her; in short, she gives pleasure and instruction to all with whom she communicates.
– Cervantes
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Poetry absolves spirituality from the dividedness of religions and provides us with a sanctuary that excludes no one.
– Vanna Bonta
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Poetry and progress are like two ambitious men who hate one another with an instinctive hatred, and when they meet upon the same road, one of them has to give place.
– Charles Baudelaire
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Poetry cannot be translated; and, therefore, it is the poets that preserve the languages; for we would not be at the trouble to learn a language if we could have all that is written in it just as well in a translation. But as the beauties of poetry cannot be preserved in any language except that in which it was originally written, we learn the language.
– Johnson
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Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.
– Plato
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Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
– Kahlil Gibran
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Poetry is a mere drug, Sir.
– George Farquhar
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Poetry is a subset of a Cosmos, which in itself, is a poem.
– Vanna Bonta
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Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.
– Robert Frost
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Poetry is all nouns and verbs.
– Marianne Moore
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Poetry is an art, and chief of the fine arts; the easiest to dabble in, the hardest to reach true perfection.
– E.C. Stedman
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Poetry is an orphan of silence. The words never quite equal the experience behind them.
– Charles Simic
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Poetry is certainly something more than good sense, but it must be good sense at all events just as a palace is more than a house, but it must be a house, at least.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.
– Thomas Hardy
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